Swaziland

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Country summary:

Board Members
When registered 2012
Alliance Focal Network Coordinating Assembly of Non-Governmental Organisations (CANGO)
Government COEs 10
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Media COEs 6
Key partners Local Government Association of Swaziland (SWALGA); Deputy Prime Minister Gender and Family Issues Affairs Unit (GFIU); Ministry of Tinkhundla Development and Administration; Ministry of Housing Urban and Development; Alliance of Mayors and Municipal Leaders on HIV/ AIDS in Africa (AMICAALL); Swaziland Sexual Reproductive and Human Rights; National Assembly of Non-Governmental Organizations (CANGO).

Read more in the Swaziland country report.

Swaziland Strategy 2016 – 2020


 

Feminism- the time is now!

Feminism- the time is now!

By Colleen Lowe Morna Mbabane, 19 July: It is wonderful to be back at Waterford/ Kamhlaba, my alma mater, forty years later. The fact that we are having a debate here today on African feminism, during Waterford’s third Africa Week, held under the banner “Unscrambling Africa” speaks volumes on how far we have come on […]

August 10, 2017 Themes: Feminism Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Swaziland: Kingdom Faces LGBTI Rights Review

Swaziland’s discrimination against LGBTI people is being put under scrutiny by a United Nations group. Swaziland, which is ruled by King Mswati III, as sub-Saharan Africa’s last absolute monarch, signed the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) in 2004, which protects the rights of LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) people among […]

June 11, 2017 Themes: LGBTI Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Swaziland: Nomcebo Dlamini

Nomcebo Dlamini is a 40-year old woman who is a designer and dressmaker. She is from Sidwashini south, Mbabanein the Hhohho region. She stays with her family and her 10-year-old son. Nomcebo is physically disabled. She was knocked down by a car when she was 4years old while coming from pre-school. This accident resulted in […]

April 24, 2017 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

SADC: Cross border summit for gender justice

SADC: Cross border summit for gender justice

Polokwane, 17 March: The first ever joint SADC Protocol@Work Summit between two countries ended on a high note last night with awards celebrating local efforts to promote gender equality in South Africa and Swaziland. Over 150 participants from Capricorn District Municipality (CDM), Gender Links (GL) Swaziland Centres of Excellence for Gender in Local Government, entrepreneurs […]

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

Swaziland, August 2015

September 21, 2016 Themes: Economics Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Ezulwini COE Report Card

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept Buy-In Report Scorecard II Situation analysis Situational Analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development Village Workshop IV Inception workshop GBV Action plan V Action planning workshop VI Adoption of action plan and signing of statement of commitment Statement of Commitment/MOU […]

September 13, 2016 Themes: Governance Programs: Gender & Governance

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

Swaziland, September 2015

September 9, 2016 Themes: Economics Programs: Gender Justice

2016 Barometer Launch

2016 Barometer Launch

By Sifisosami Dube Ezulwini, Swaziland – 14 August 2016: Civil society organisations across SADC launched the eighth edition of the SADC Gender Protocol Barometer at Royal Swazi Spa Hotel in Swaziland. Officially launching the publication, Abbie Dithlake, Executive Director of SADC CNGO said the Barometer provides a spring board to set an inclusive society now […]

September 1, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Alliance

Alliance

Swaziland, August 2016

Culture and Tradition

Culture and Tradition

Swaziland, August 2016